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The secret life of bees Cover Image DVD DVD

The secret life of bees [videorecording] / Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Overbrook Entertainment and Donners' Company production ; produced by James Lassiter, Ewan Leslie, Joe Pichirallo, Lauren Shuler Donner, Will Smith ; written and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood.

Lassiter, James. (Added Author). Leslie, Ewan. (Added Author). Pichirallo, Joe. (Added Author). Shuler-Donner, Lauren. (Added Author). Smith, Will, 1968- (Added Author). Prince-Bythewood, Gina. (Added Author). Latifah, Queen. (Added Author). Fanning, Dakota, 1994- (Added Author). Hudson, Jennifer, 1981- (Added Author). Keys, Alicia. (Added Author). Okonedo, Sophie. (Added Author). Stoffers, Rogier. (Added Author). Shropshire, Terilyn A. (Added Author). Isham, Mark. (Added Author). Kidd, Sue Monk. Secret life of bees. (Added Author). Fox Searchlight Pictures. (Added Author). Overbrook Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Donner's Company (Firm) (Added Author). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author). Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Sophie Okonedo. (Cast).


Lily Owens is a young girl who lives on the peach farm that her abusive father owns. Rosaleen is a black woman hired by Lily's father to be a stand in mother for Lilly. Rosaleen insults some of the biggest racists in their town. Lily and Rosaleen run away to a town Lily believes that her mother once lived in. They go to live with the three Boatwright sisters on their honey farm. She finds solace in their mesmerizing world of beekeeping.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Rogier Stoffers ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropshire ; music, Mark Isham.
Participant or Performer Note:
Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Sophie Okonedo.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material and some violence.
System Details Note:
DVD ; widescreen presentation (2.35:1) ; Dolby Digital.
Language Note:
English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Abused teenagers > Southern States > Drama.
Beekeepers > Southern States > Drama.
African American sisters > Southern States > Drama.
United States > Race relations > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library.


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